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Boeing Joins the Space Race

Boeing makes an investment in Richard Branson’s satellite-launching venture, Virgin Orbit.

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What the Future Holds for Shuttered Department Stores

A recent survey predicts that one quarter of America’s malls and department stores will close...

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Lab-Grown Meat is Coming to a Plate Near You

Investment in cell-cultured meat products ballooned to $3.2 billion in 2020. Thanks to a group of...

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Why Good Design and Empathy Are Key to Resuming Office Life Again

More Americans would rather quit their job or take a small pay cut than return to the office. For...

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Chairish Acquires European Vintage Marketplace Pamono

The acquisition brings Pamono’s inventory of 250,000 vintage furnishings to Chairish, which...

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Herman Miller and Knoll Complete Merger, Become MillerKnoll

A few months after Herman Miller announced a $1.8 billion merger with Knoll, the two heritage...

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Dims Launches on Investment Platform Republic

After a year of propitious growth, the burgeoning DTC furniture brand is seeking investments to...

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Has the NFT Bubble Already Burst?

The non-fungible tokens frenzy has been one of the top stories of 2021, but new data suggests the...

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Why a New Proposal Might Kill New York’s Hospitality Comeback

A new controversial plan to require approval for every new hotel could endanger the city's...

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Why More Furniture Will Continue To Be Sold Online After The Pandemic

Furniture sales will account for over 14% of total retail online sales by 2022.

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Herman Miller Is Merging With Knoll For $1.8 Billion

Looking to take advantage of workplace renovations and restructurings as the pandemic eases,...

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Why Lumber Prices Are At An All-Time High

The price of lumber has skyrocketed to $1,048 per thousand board feet, up 193% from a year ago.

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Only One Quarter of Americans Are Familiar With NFTs

Even after NFTs were explained to them, most Americans admit to not quite understanding how they...

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Did COVID-19 Propel America Closer To A Cashless Future?

Since the pandemic began one year ago, there has been an 8.3% decrease in cash transactions.

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How Compass Aims To Go Public As A Tech Company

Compass is setting its sights to go public at a $10 billion valuation, positioning itself as a tech